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PSFA Participating Dept.

 The Chinchilla Hose Company of South Abington Township particpates in the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy Participating Department program. The program is to recognize those organizations that support, promote, and encourage their emergency response personnel to voluntarily certify within the Commonwealth’s Certification Program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner. The Department encourages our Firefighters to voluntarily certify within the professional standards programs administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.

Currently the Chinchilla Hose Company is recognized for having over 50% of it's active members certified within the professional standards. We are 1 of only 2 Departments in Lackawanna County to be recognized for the 50% participation level.

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Fri. Feb 2nd 2018
Lenten Pizza Sale 2017

It's that of the year again, Its time for the annual Chinchilla Hose Company Lenten Pizza sale. We will be selling pizza ...

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Sat. Oct 21st 2017
Open House

Chinchilla Hose Company Open house event Oct 21, 2017

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Fri. Jan 15th 2016
Monthly training at Chinchilla Hose Company

Last night the members of Chinchilla Hose Company participated in our monthly in house training. Last night was basic ropes a...

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Chinchilla Hose Company of South Abington Twp. PA
113 Shady Lane Rd
Chinchilla, PA 18410
Non-Emergency: 570-586-5726
Emergency: 911
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Chinchilla Hose Company


South Abington Twp. PA

Proudly Serving the Abingtons since 1956



Established in 1956, the Chinchilla Hose Company has been serving our area for over 50 years. Located on Shady Lane Road in South Abington Township, our main station houses Fire, Rescue and Ambulance services. Station 2-A is located on Fairview Road and houses an engine, brush truck and foam trailer. Responding to over 1,200 fire, rescue and EMS calls per year, our dedicated volunteers work to protect the township and surrounding areas as firefighters and emergency medical technicians.

Please continue to browse our site!  Questions can be directed to Fire Chief Sean Connolly at or 570-586-5726.

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Recent Calls
Sat. May 14th 2016
At 3:21 A.M. Station 2 was dispatched to mm 201 on I-81 in Scott Twp. for a gas tanker rollover. The Lackawanna County Foam Unit was requested to the scene. While responding the county sent a second dispatch for Tanker 2 to respond. The crews were split and the tanker and foam unit headed to Norther...
Sat. Apr 30th 2016
Rescue 2, Ambulance 2-9 and Car 2 were dispatched for a rollover at the 194 mile marker. While responding, the county notified all units that the driver was still in the vehicle. Car 2 marked on scene and radioed the rescue to prepare to open the door upon arrival. Rescue 2 arrived and deployed...
Sun. Apr 17th 2016
April continues to be a busy month for the Chinchilla Hose Company.  Our volunteers have been busy running motor vehicle accidents, ambulance calls, structure fires and brush fires.  As the warm weather moves in, please be careful while enjoying the outdoors!
Tue. Mar 15th 2016
3-14-16 - 09:06hrs - Chief 2, Rescue 2 and Ambulance 2-8 were dispatched to the 600 block of State Route 307 (Morgan Highway) for a one car motor vehicle accident rollover.  Personnel quickly extricated the confined patient and placed the patient in the hands of EMS. http://m.thetimes-trib...
Sun. Feb 28th 2016
2-28-16 - Station 2 units, along with Ladder 4, were dispatched to Rock Ridge Dr for a reported dumpster fire endangering a structure.  Upon arrival, the Ladder 4 and Engine 2 crews went to work to extinguish the rubbish fire.  We don't say it enough, but we appreciate the mutual aid a...